22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 1 night
Fly
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 4 nights
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Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Explore hidden gems such as The Alnwick Garden and Cragside House and Gardens. Popular historic sites such as Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage and examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick journey builder.

Adelaide, Australia to Alnwick is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 9.5 hours. September in Alnwick sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then stop by Edinburgh Old Town.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Fort William

— 3 nights
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Get some cultural insight at West Highland Museum and Saint Andrew's Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ben Nevis and Steall Waterfall. Go for a jaunt from Fort William to Glencoe Village to see Glen Etive about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, hike along West Highland Way, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and head outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Inverness

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort George, stroll through Nairn Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, and finally make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Bath at Work, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sally Lunn's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, stop by Fudge Kitchen, then steep yourself in history at Bath Street, and finally view the masterpieces at David Simon Contemporary.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath road trip site.

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 2 nights
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of The Shakespeare Heritage Trail, then don't miss a visit to The Tower @ RSC, then take an in-depth tour of Tudor World, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Henley Street. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, steep yourself in history at The Arter, admire the landmark architecture of Hall's Croft, then admire the striking features of Shakespeare's New Place, then admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, and finally contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Church.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Oxford

— 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
C. S. Lewis House has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Oxford, deepen your understanding at Balliol College, examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey, and finally examine the collection at C. S. Lewis House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): browse the collection at Weston Library, take an in-depth tour of History of Science Museum, stop by Blackwell's Bookshop, admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, and finally learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Oxford visit planning app.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in September, Oxford is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

London

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Paul's Cathedral and Cutty Sark. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and The British Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, and admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London online holiday planner.

Getting from Oxford to London by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 6:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.